Vol. 14 No. 4, 2011

Table of Contents


Sonography of Baker’s Cyst (Popliteal Cyst): the Typical and Atypical Features

Full Article

JPK Tsang, MK Yuen

Hong Kong J Radiol 2011;14:200-6

Baker’s cyst (Popliteal cyst) is an abnormal distension of the gastrocnemius-semimembranosus bursa, which is a commonly encountered condition in sonographic knee examinations. A cystic lesion extending between the tendons of semimembranosus


Clinical Radiological Conferences Outside the Radiology Department: Can This be Done Better?

Full Article

KC Chan, WCW Chu, CM Chu

Hong Kong J Radiol 2011;14:207-11

Objective: To improve the workflow of clinical radiological conferences held outside radiology department, where a radiology workstation is unavailable.

Radiation Dose Reduction for Barium Enema: an Achievable Improvement in Patient Care

Full Article

BMH Lai, VKP Fung, JSF Shum, ANL Sy, SCS Cheng, JLS Khoo

Hong Kong J Radiol 2011;14:212-7

Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness and practicality of dose-reduction measures for double-contrast barium enema based on well-established UK National Reference Levels.

Role of Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Preoperative Assessment and Its Impact on Surgical Management of Patients with Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer

Full Article

KCH Lau, CY Lui, LMF Tee, YHA Tsang, KKT Pak, M Ying, CM Chan, HS Lam

Hong Kong J Radiol 2011;14:218-28

Objective: To determine the role of breast magnetic resonance imaging in the preoperative assessment of patients with newly diagnosed breast cancer and its impact on surgical management.


Dedifferentiated Chondrosarcoma in the Scapula

Full Article

ACW Tam, ATS Chan, JCK Lee, FMF Cheung

Hong Kong J Radiol 2011;14:229-33

Dedifferentiated chondrosarcoma is a rare but highly malignant form of chondrosarcoma with grave prognosis. Early and accurate diagnosis followed by radical surgery seems the only treatment to improve survival.

Cavernoma of the Hypothalamus

Full Article

BP Toe, NM Ramli, K Rahmat

Hong Kong J Radiol 2011;14:234-7

Intracranial cavernoma is a relatively rare condition. Cavernoma of the hypothalamus is even rarer. We report a case of hypothalamic cavernoma presenting with ptosis.

Isolated Spontaneous Dissection of the Superior Mesenteric Artery: Successful Primary Therapy with a Nitinol Stent

Full Article

SY Lim, BS Tan, MG Sebastian, RHG Lo

Hong Kong J Radiol 2011;14:238-43

Isolated spontaneous dissection of the superior mesenteric artery is rare. Conventional treatment involves surgical or conservative management, and is increasingly supported by radiological interventions.

Neonatal Exchange Transfusion Complicated by Haemoperitoneum and Liver Haematoma Related to Umbilical Venous Catheterization

Full Article

JTH Yeung, DCY Lui, SY Lee, JKF Ma, JCY Fong

Hong Kong J Radiol 2011;14:244-8

Umbilical venous catheterization is a commonly performed bedside procedure in the neonatal unit. Potential complications include vascular perforation, thrombosis, embolism, haemorrhage, infection, and tissue injuries.


Multi-detector Computed Tomography of Spleen

Full Article

R Botchu, B Rao, R Tyagi, Y Griffin

Hong Kong J Radiol 2011;14:249-61

Multi-detector computed tomography has become a vital tool in imaging of the spleen. We present a pictorial review of multi-detector computed tomography imaging features of the normal spleen, its anatomic variants, and when it is affected by pathology.